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Here’s your weekly dose of news updates from us!

1. Women can now join NDA, centre tells Supreme Court

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/in-historic-move-centre-tells-supreme-court-women-will-be-admitted-into-national-defence-academy-2533779

2. 92 women commandos to be inducted into the Bihar Police force

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/92-women-commandos-to-join-state-police-force-soon/articleshow/86019221.cms

3. Indian girls write to PM Narendra Modi to raise the minimum age of marriage for women to 21

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/9/3/indian-girls-write-to-modi-demanding-marriage-age-be-raised-to-21

4. Sainik School Kazhakootam admits first batch of girl cadets

https://www.hindustantimes.com/education/news/first-batch-of-girl-cadets-take-admission-in-sainik-school-kazhakootam-101631090603439.html

5. 2 Indian women entrepreneurs selected for Google’s academic programme

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/info-tech/google-select-2-indian-women-entrepreneurs-for-its-academic-programme/article36319671.ece

6. Meet Prativa Mohapatra, the first woman to lead Adobe India

https://m.economictimes.com/tech/information-tech/prativa-mohapatra-becomes-the-first-woman-to-lead-adobe-india/amp_articleshow/86031219.cms

7. Making history: Avani Lekhara becomes the first Indian woman to win 2 paralympic medals

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/tokyo-paralympics/legend-at-19-avani-lekhara-becomes-first-indian-woman-to-win-2-paralympic-medals/articleshow/85890352.cms

8. Complaints of crimes against women sees a 46% rise in 2021 so far

https://wap.business-standard.com/article-amp/current-affairs/46-rise-in-complaints-of-crimes-against-women-in-2021-so-far-ncw-121090700648_1.html

9. Women drivers and nature guides to be deployed in tiger reserves & wildlife sanctuaries in Uttarakhand

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/women-drivers-to-break-jungle-barrier/articleshow/85852706.cms

10. Delhi Police’s self-defence initiative ‘Sashakti’ instills confidence in women

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/delhi-polices-self-defence-training-initiative-boosts-moral-of-women/article36307075.ece/amp/

11. Poshan Abhiyaan: Pregnant women’s health should be a family’s joint responsibility says Smriti Irani

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/pregnant-womens-health-should-be-familys-joint-responsibility-smriti-irani/article36320309.ece/amp/

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